and then again there's been a al profetionn haiti of non-governmental organizations, which is well known now. and as the... ashere's been chronic weakness in the public sector, in the government, the breach has been filled, the void has been fild to some extent by n.g.o.s. and that's, again, i'm part of that movement, that world of n.g.o.s. but we really have to do more to strengthen the public health and public education systems. that's a lesson think prem learned. >> rose: other than poor, how would you characterize haiti? a developing country? a... what is i >> i think, you know, that in a way listening to how haitians define themselves has been very structive to me. and, ain, i can't speak for all haitians, i've worked most in the rural areas. but every haitian can tell you about the history of haiti and its being born in response to colonialism, really. and that's pretty important in haiti.